This joint report by the Global Public Policy Institute and Scholars at Risk introduces the Academic Freedom Index (AFi), a new time series and near-global dataset on several dimensions of academic freedom. It calls on decision-makers in higher education and
Scholars at Risk is pleased to share a summary report on the 2020 SAR Global Congress under the theme Truth Power & Society: The Promise of Higher Education in Challenging Times, an online program on 26-27 March 2020, including appearances
In the midst of these uncertain times, we want to stay connected with one another and support our members as we navigate this new normal. Scholars at Risk is rooted in our community, and we remain dedicated to serving not
Promoting Higher Education Values: A Guide for Discussion is intended to frame and facilitate discussion about higher education values and their implementation in a wide range of settings. It starts from the view that healthy higher education communities matter enormously. But to
The Promoting Higher Education: A Guide for Discussion Workshop Supplement is a companion piece to the separate publication, Promoting Higher Education Values: A Guide for Discussion, and the free online course, Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters. The Guide is intended to frame and
The Summary Report on Activities outlines Scholars at Risk’s annual activities for the fiscal year spanning September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019. It covers the growth of our global network and our core work in protection, advocacy, research & learning
Free to Think 2019 is the fifth installment of an annual report by SAR’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analyzing 324 attacks on higher education communities in 56 countries between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019. “Attacks on higher education
Obstacles to Excellence is a new report from Scholars at Risk mapping threats to academic freedom that jeopardize China’s higher education ambitions. “For decades now, the Chinese government has invested heavily in academic institutions and programs designed to compete with the
Universities, colleges, and other institutional members of the SAR Network have a variety of opportunities to make a difference in protecting threatened scholars and strengthening the university space. The Getting Involved brochure provides a birds-eye view of the various opportunities
The EU-funded Academic Refuge project, which includes as partners UNICA, the University of Oslo, the University of Ljubljana, and SAR, has released an e-handbook, Promoting Core Higher Education Values: Perspectives from the Field. This free resource gathers testimonies on embedding academic values and refugees’ integration
Scholars at Risk's How to Host Handbook is primarily for officers, administrators, faculty and others at higher education institutions as they explore their interest in, plan for, and host threatened scholars and other intellectuals as visiting scholars on their campuses.
The Scholar Handbook offers advice and guidance to assist scholars in their transition to a new university community and, perhaps most importantly, in determining their short-term and long-term plans for the future.
SAR's Speaker Series Handbook provides guidance to assist institutions, organizations and affiliates interested in inviting scholars to speak on campus through the Speaker Series.
The Summary Report on Activities outlines Scholars at Risk’s annual activities for the fiscal year spanning September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018. It covers the growth of our global network and our core work in protection, advocacy, research & learning (values-promotion), as well as provides
Free to Think 2018 is the fourth installment of an annual report by Scholars at Risk’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analyzing 294 reported attacks on higher education communities in 47 countries, from September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018. Download